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    between 1813 and 1838


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Viewing: Harding B 36(9)

1st Ballad - Roud Number: V12635

Title: Life in London; or the Sprees of Tom and Jerry

First Line: Come all ye swells & sporting blades who love to see good fun

Subjects:  London (England)


2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 1251

Title: Ere around the huge oak

First Line: Ere around the huge oak that o'ershadows yon mill


3rd Ballad - Roud Number: 767

Title: Meet me by moonlight

First Line: Meet me by moonlight alone


4th Ballad - Roud Number: V1940

Title: Follow, follow, over mountain

First Line: Follow, follow, over mountain


5th Ballad - Roud Number: 2699

Title: The wounded hussar

First Line: Alone on the banks of the dark rolling Danube

Authors:  Campbell, Thomas, 1777-1844

Themes:  Soldiers


6th Ballad - Roud Number: V423

Title: When the southern breezes

First Line: When the southern breezes play


7th Ballad - Roud Number: V3083

Title: The hunter's signal horn

First Line: The hunters signal horn is sounding

Themes:  Hunting


8th Ballad - Roud Number: 13812

Title: A rose tree

First Line: A rose tree in full bearing

Authors:  O'Keeffe, John, 1747-1833


9th Ballad - Roud Number: V674

Title: Some lilies in a valley grew

First Line: Some lilies in a valley grew


10th Ballad - Roud Number: 24438

Title: I'd be a butterfly

First Line: I'd be a butterfly, born in a bower

Authors:  Bayly, N.T.H. (Nathaniel Thomas Haynes), 1797-1839


11th Ballad - Roud Number: V5958

Title: The Red-cross knight

First Line: Blow, warder blow thy sounding horn

Themes:  Crusaders


Illustration

IconClass Codes:
43B31: Inn, coffee-house, public house, etc.
48C7532: Small group of musicians, chamber orchestra, jazz band
31B522: Drunken brawl (usually peasants fighting in an inn)




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